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Explosive materials found at La Marque apartment complex; residents evacuated

LA MARQUE, Texas – Residents were evacuated from an apartment complex in La Marque after what appeared to be explosive materials were found inside a home Thursday, police said.

Friday afternoon the La Marque Police Department was serving a search warrant at a unit in the complex in the 400 block of Avenue A. While searching the home, officers found the materials, police said. As a result, the Regional Area Bomb Squad was called and residents of the complex were evacuated. 

Investigators discovered the bomb-like materials were commercial grade fireworks. Two people were take into custody.